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As Fishing Rights Hold up a Trade Deal, the U.K. and EU Ponder Alternatives to a Hard Exit

MIN READDec 22, 2020 | 17:37 GMT

A British fisherman prepares his boat for the first trawl of the day off the southeast coast of England on Oct. 12, 2020.

(GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

EU-U.K. trade negotiations are currently focusing on the future of the EU fishing rights in British waters, the main remaining obstacle to a deal. As Brussels and London run out of time, a technical extension of Britain's membership in the single market, a provisional implementation of the trade deal or a temporary "managed no deal" are possible....

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